South County / Panoche

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Business organizations to host "Meet the Candidates" Reception

The San Benito County Chamber of Commerce, Business Council and Hispanic Chamber of the Central Coast are collaborating to host a reception October 18 for the business community to engage candidates for local offices in the November mid-term elections.

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Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Election 2018: Gavilan Community College Trustee Areas 5 and 7

Two seats up on the community college board that serves Santa Clara County and San Benito County.

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Gavilan College holds National Coming Out Day event Oct. 9

Rainbow flag will be raised at Gilroy campus for first time.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. Photo by John Chadwell.

Salinas Valley turns down partnership with Hazel Hawkins Hospital

No official partnership after months of negotiations leaves San Benito County's only hospital searching for another collaborator.

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Photo courtesy of Youth Alliance.

Youth Alliance Change Makers event set for September 22

Godfather of wine Gustavo Brambila is expected to attend this year's event.

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The annual wine and food tasting event held by Gablian Chapter Kinship Center. Photo provided.

Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center Celebrates 62nd Wine & Food Tasting

Fundraiser supports scholarships to college-bound foster and adopted youth.

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Goat Hill Girls performing at the 25th annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival on Aug. 10, 2018. Photo by Joshua Miller.

PHOTOS: 25th Annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Check out photos from Day Two of the music festival held at San Benito County Historical Park.

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Election 2018: Candidate list and ballot measures for November 6

Some races not on ballot due to lack of necessary number of candidates.

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Courtesy of Youth Alliance.

Youth Alliance honors 2018 Community Change Makers

Youth Alliance is hosting the annual Change Makers event on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Willey Cultural Center in downtown Gilroy beginning at 4:00pm. There will be entertainment, auctions, wine tastings, and a celebration of Change Makers.

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Attorney Stephan Barber. Photo provided by JRG.

Top NorCal Litigation Attorney joins JRG

Top Bay Area litigation attorney Stephan Barber joins JRG Attorneys at Law as Partner and Director of Litigation.

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Andres Rodriguez at the LULAC National Convention in Phoenix, AZ 2018. Photo provided by LULAC.

Hollister native elected Vice President to National LULAC Board

His platform includes leading the young adult membership by embracing new opportunities to organize students throughout the country in efforts to increase civic engagement.

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Southside School on Southside Road. BenitoLink file photo.

Southside School Board Members Needed

Southside School Board has four open vacancies and new members are encouraged to register with the elections office for the open positions. The window for applications is July 16 to August 10. Please contact the San Benito Elections Office to apply.

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Prayer Run from San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon takes off. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Prayer Run and Storytelling Celebrate Indigenous Culture

Indigenous and nonindigenous people run from Mission San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon. A fundraising storytelling event followed at Indian Canyon.

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Calfire air attack dropping retardant on the Panoche Fire. Photo courtesy of Nick Peters.

Two wildfires burning in south San Benito County

The two fires are in various stages of containment.

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Photo by Noe Magaña

Final statewide primary election results certified

The results are expected to be presented for adoption at the July 24 San Benito County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Heat Advisory for inland San Benito County until 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23

The heat advisory is in place for most of the inland Greater San Francisco Bay Area, inland Monterey County, and inland San Benito County.

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Photo by Noe Magaña

Speedsters turn San Benito County into race course

Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club used Hollister as a home base for the Endurance Run. The roads in the San Jose area have become too populated.

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Photo of the Beaver Fire by Noe Magana

Beaver Fire blazes in San Benito County

The fire is located off Coalinga Highway and Airline Highway, East of King City.

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